Blaine Sanford, DVM
Dr. Sanford graduated from Onsted High School in 2000. He went to MSU to receive a Bachelor's degree and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Dr. Sanford married his wife Amy in 2003, and they have two sons. They also have two dogs, Dartanion, (Golden Retreiver), and Moose (Chocolate Lab), as well as a bearded dragon, and a snake. The family enjoy's camping, fishing, and hunting. Dr. Sanford has been with our team at Clinton Trail Animal Hospital since July 2008, and went on to purchase the clinic in July 2011.
Katie VanderWood, DVM
Dr. VanderWood joined the Clinton Trail family in September 2014. She is a 2006 Thornapple Kellogg High School graduate who is originally from Middleville, MI. She then went on to receive her Bachelor of Science in Zoology and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degrees from Michigan State University. Dr. VanderWood has two four-legged kids, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, named Scout, and a cat named Dodger. In her spare time, she likes hiking with Scout, playing tennis and volleyball, as well as dog obedience training and agility.
Jessica Smith, LVT
Jessica attended the Bel Rea Institute of Animal Technology from 1998 to 2000 after seeing a commercial for the institute while watching Emergency Vets. She has always had a love of animals and since then she has worked in both emergency and general veterinary medicine. Jessica's favorite part of being an LVT is comforting the patients and ensuring that they receive the best medical care possible. She feels very fortunate to be able to work in the veterinary field, where she enjoys her colleagues and has been able to rescue three amazing dogs. Outside of work, Jessica enjoys spending time with friends and family, as well as reading, gardening, and outdoor adventure's.
Nicole Sanders, LVT
Nicole became a part of the CTAH team in November of 2015. She graduated from Baker College in 2014. Although she was born and raised in Jackson, Nicole is a country girl at heart and has always loved and had a heart for animals since she was a little girl. She has a passion for Veterinary Dentistry and would eventually like to continue her education in that area. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her loving family, fiance, (Jon), and her rescued fur babies Ella (Chihuahua) and Frankie (Long-haired Dachshund). Nicole loves her fur babies so much and believes strongly that all animals deserve to have a long lasting, loving, and forever home.
Evelyn Sanford, RDMS
Evelyn has been a part of the CTAH team since August 2011 and has two Associates Degrees. In 1977 she attended WCC for Dental Assisting and in 2011 she attended JCC to become an RDMS. Evelyn has been married to her best friend, Gerald, since 1979. They have four wonderful children, five beautiful grandchildren, three grandpuppies, and two grandkitties. Evelyn also has two indoor cats, Junior and Domino, and two outdoor cats, Flame and Zorro who rule the farm. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, reading, camping, cooking, and spending as much time with family as possible.
Connie has been a part of our team at CTAH since May 2007. She graduated from Vandercook Lake High School in 1996, and attended JACC for Early Childhood Development. She also Cont. Ed. at JCC for Early Childhood Education. She loves working with people! Knowing that she is able to help the next pet in need is a wonderful feeling. Connie is happily married to her husband, Mike, since 2005. They have 2 children, Tyler and Isabelle as well as 2 four-legged children, Ziggie and Dae Dae. Connie loves spending time with family and friends, playing games (cards & board), sports, quad riding, billiards, and baking.
Pam has been a valuable member of Clinton Trail Animal Hospital team since April of 1992. Born and raised locally in Jackson, she graduated from Northwest High School in 1972. Before her husband's passing, they were married for 37 years and had two children and two grandsons. Pam also has a number of four-legged kids, a Husky named Nick and five cats, Max, Hector, Charlie, Edie, and Sheldon. Besides her animals, she is also interested in gardening and reading.
Gerald had been a part of our team at Clinton Trail Animal Hospital since August of 2011, alongside of his wife Evelyn. He graduated from Whitmore Lake High School, as well as attended Heritage College & Theological Seminary. Gerald has been married to his wonderful wife since 1979. They have four children that all graduated from Onsted High School, as well as five grandchildren. "My wife has cats, and I love my wife". Gerald is an avid reader and enjoys camping and cooking.
Warren started at CTAH in April of 2016. He graduated from Onsted High School in 2011 and attended Jackson College for a short time, focusing on computer networking. Warren has been married to his wife, Katelynn, since 2012 and they have three four-legged kids, a Black Labrador Retriever named Captain, a cat named Rusty, and a Lionhead Rabbit named Spock. Warren also rescued a small painted turtle, named Watson. He enjoys hunting, camping, and just being outside in general.